Blog Posts tagged “infographic”

What about the Political Party Funding Act?

13 Sep 2021 (1 week, 4 days ago)

The Political Party Funding Bill was developed by a parliamentary committee and formally introduced in Parliament in 2017. President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Bill into law (became the Political Party Funding Act) on the 22nd of January 2021 and came into effect on the 1st of April 2021. ...

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What we know about the upcoming Local Government Elections

8 Sep 2021 (2 weeks, 2 days ago)

The Constitution Court confirmed on the 3rd of September 2021 that the Local Government Elections must go ahead on any day between the 27th of October and the 1st of November 2021. This came after the IEC had brought an application before the court to postpone the Local Government Elections. ...

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What exactly do Provincial Legislatures do?

30 Jul 2021 (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

The Legislature is an arm of state, alongside the Judiciary and the Executive. It is tasked with making laws, passing budgets and conducting oversight on the executive. Provincial legislature conduct this function of state at provincial level.

The public as the main stakeholder, have a right to participate in the ...

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Youth in Parliament 2021

21 Jun 2021 (3 months ago)

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On Wednesday, June 16, South Africa will be celebrating Youth Day. This is an opportune moment to reflect on the ages of our Members of Parliament.

A fundamental principle of democracy is that political systems should mirror society as a whole and represent the desires and best interests of all ...

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2021 First Term review of Parliament

7 Apr 2021 (5 months, 2 weeks ago)

The first term of Parliament officially ended on 19 March and MPs are on recess until 4 May 2021. However, it will still be busy for some MPs as a number of committees will still be meeting during this constituency period.

The major highlights for the eight week term include: ...

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2021 Provincial Budget Speeches

3 Mar 2021 (6 months, 3 weeks ago)

The spotlight is now focused on the provinces, as they highlight how their provincial budgets will be spread out across the different government department and programmes. The infographic below provides a useful calendar of the different Provincial Budget Speeches due to take place in the month of March.

*Please note ...

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State of Province Address 2021

24 Feb 2021 (7 months ago)

2021 latest SOPA dates

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2021 1st Quarter Parliament Programme

11 Feb 2021 (7 months, 2 weeks ago)

The previous year has presented Parliament with a myriad of challenges, one sticking point being Covid-19 and its impact on how Parliament functioned, and how oversight was conducted.

It seems the first quarter of Parliament will continue to function as a hybrid, due to Covid-19, and the usual activities for ...

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MPs on Twitter: Who holds the influence?

27 Nov 2020 (10 months ago)

Information and communication technology has changed rapidly over the past 20 years with a key development being the emergence of social media.

Social media has had a powerful impact in the way that we communicate, how we formulate our opinions and how we perceive of ourselves, others and the ...

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